According to statistics published by eMarketer, the e-commerce sector has doubled in the past four years from 1.336 billion US dollars in 2014 and is expected to double again in the next four. The internet has opened up many opportunities for growth in both the B2B and B2C sectors and this growth is set to continue.
E-commerce has opened up global growth possibilities for many companies, however, there are characteristics which make some products more viable options for the sector.
- Safe storage and minimal space requirement
- Easy to carry and transport
- Pack integrity in the supply chain
- Leak resistance
- Impact resistance
Headquartered in Italy, Giflor is one of the world's most innovative plastic cap manufacturers and much of the company's product offering is ideal for e-commerce trading. With its focus directed on caps and closures, Giflor has won many awards for its forward-thinking products.
Giflor's ELP (Eco Low Profile) bottle caps are the quintessential example of products which are ideal for e-commerce. Not only are the products compact in size but they are also highly impact resistant. The smaller size and subsequent lighter weight ensures reduced space requirement and easier transportation.
The patented ELP plastic cap line was developed to reduce environmental impact both during the production process as well as in the supply chain and is ideal for use with personal care, healthcare, food, baby and household products.
560 Push lock closure
Giflor's bi-color 560 is an asset for e-commerce as it is highly resistant to impact and the form also ensures that the pack is leak resistant, with no risk of accidental opening during transit, yet the innovative and ergonomic push-lock system is easy for the consumer to open and close with one-hand use.
Giflor offers a number of lining options for standard neck finishes in assorted neck diameters and threads. Maintaining the integrity of the pack in the supply chain and ensuring that there is no accidental opening, options include IHS, lift'n'peel and pressure sensitive liners for PET and PE/PP containers.
Contact Giflor to find out more about how its products take advantage of e-commerce capability.